Solar Co. Falsely Promises Energy Savings, Suit Says

Law360, New York (January 7, 2013, 4:52 PM EST) -- SunRun Inc. was hit with a proposed class action Friday by a customer accusing the San Francisco-based solar energy company of promoting the purported cost savings potential of solar panels by making misleading claims about the increasing costs of electricity.

In a complaint filed in California court, Shawn Reed, who had entered into contract with SunRun in 2011 to have solar panels installed in his home, pointed to plateauing energy prices at Southern California Edison and claimed that SunRun’s assertion that customers would save because of...
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